International Finance Business Partner

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Charity Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £250 - £350 a day

  • Contact:

    Ben Walker

  • Contact email:

    ben.walker@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Altum are proud to be partnering with a leading health and welfare charity to help recruit a International Finance Business Partner on a 6 month interim contract. The role will provide leadership and guidance on financial management & risk to the International directorate. The ideal candidate for this role will be a fully qualified (CCAB) accountant with experience in the financial management of externally funded grants.

Key Responsibilities;

  • To be the subject-matter expert on finance-related issues and the ‘go to’ person for financial advice for the staff in the International directorate, advising key internal customers on financial best-practice
  • To line-manage the UK-based-finance roles within the International Directorate and mentor and supervise the work of International roles overseas
  • Develop financial analyses for new opportunities, making a full assessment of financial risk and offer alternative scenarios to inform the decision-making process based on market knowledge
  • To prepare financial action plans for priority areas, advising the Executive Director and the respective head of departments to ensure they are maximising efficiencies and financial performance
  • Identify key trends and issues impacting on financial performance, ensuring respective budgets and business plans reflect the intended activities of the charity
  • Identify opportunities for income-generation and improvements to promote efficient working practices and potential cost-saving initiatives
  • Provide financial risk overview for all departments and teams in the International directorate to enable decision-making in a timely manner

Person Specification;

  • Fully Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or CPA)
  • Strong accountancy and/or financial management experience with involvement in setting up and running finance systems
  • A strong background in the financial management of externally funded grants and of statutory compliance
  • Experience of working within an International NGO
  • Prior experience of staff development needs and contributing to the delivery of training and coaching at an individual and group level
  • A willingness to undertake travel, both internationally and within the UK and overnight stays
  • Advanced excel skills with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office

If the above sounds like you or anyone in your network, please get in touch today.